"creaking" in the noun sense
1. creak, creaking
a squeaking sound
"the creak of the floorboards gave him away"
"creaking" in the verb sense
1. whine, squeak, screech, creak, screak, skreak
make a high-pitched, screeching noise
"The door creaked when I opened it slowly"
"My car engine makes a whining noise"
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